If it looks just like, you know, ‘art’… it probably isn’t.
Brian Reffin Smith


AIIA - The Forgettable Art Machine is an AI-driven video installation. Using the associative power of Artificial Intelligence, the work captures its audience in a transient stream of artistic looking images.
As visitors face AIIA - The Forgettable Art Machine it captures their image, initiating a cycle of analysis, creation and destruction: Multiple AI systems analyse the image with descriptive prompts and computer vision models. From this data a new composition emerges, slowly transforming the visitors' image into a unique work of art. Once the cycle is completed, the composition is unceremoniously erased, awaiting the next visitor.
The endless cycle of AIIA - The Forgettable Art Machine is both captivating and demystifying. As visitors watch time and again how their presence shapes each surprising composition, they gain a better understanding of the statistical models we call AI.
AIIA - The Forgettable Art Machine capitalizes on the current AI hype, leveraging its state-of-the-art tools and embracing its critical examination. It prompts the audience to wonder whether AI simply imitates art or produces original creations. Whether AI is an autonomous artist or just a tool that empowers human expression.


Dead End Gallery NL | June 24 - August 31 '23
Lowlands NL | August 19 - 21 '23
Nova Bienal Museu do Amanhã | BR | September 19 - Oktober 31 '23
Society 5.0 Festival NL | October 31 - November 1 '23
Museumnacht Amsterdam NL | November 4 '23

This isn’t going to stop. Art is dead, dude. It’s over. A.I. won. Humans lost.
Mr. Allen


Studio Setup
Lowlands Festival '23

We need to demystify AI, and understand it as ... ‘statistics on steroids’
Siri Beerends


a project by
Matthias Oostrik
Dead End Gallery

AI art is the result of a collaboration between an artist and an AI system
Adam Hencz



video installation

1 channel video | 1 channel camera


footprint W*D*H
3x5x3 meters

software used
Stable Diffusion | Yolo v8 | DeepFace | Depth AI | openGL | Python
Technical Rider